This Weeks Tweets, Pins & Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:

Halloween chapter books for early readers:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Decolonizing Nostalgia: When Historical Fiction Betrays Readers of Color — The Horn Book

How Audiobooks Can Help Kids Who Struggle with Reading

Unearthing the true story behind former British spy and treasured children’s author Arthur Ransome

We interviewed and about their latest creative collaboration!

Willy Wonka Movie in the Works at Warner Bros.

LIBRARIES

City To Expand Library Facilities In Public Housing Developments

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TEEN LIT

The 30 Best Young Adult Books of All Time

HarperCollins to Publish a New Pittacus Lore Series

Irish Book Awards Shortlist

The Irish Examiner has the shortlist for the 2016 Irish Book Awards. The awards span 14 categories. Here are the ones related to literature for youth:

SPECSAVERS CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE YEAR – JUNIOR

A Child of Books Goodnight Everyone

A Child of Books – Sam Winston and Oliver Jeffers

Goodnight Everyone – Chris Haughton

 

Historopedia – Fatti and John Burke

Pigín of Howth – Kathleen Watkins, illustrated by Margaret Anne Suggs

Rabbit and Bear: 1: Rabbit's Bad Habits Rover and the Big Fat Baby (Giggler 4)

Rabbit and Bear: Rabbit’s Bad Habits – Julian Gough & Jim Field

Rover and the Big Fat Baby – Roddy Doyle, illustrated by Chris Judge

 

SPECSAVERS CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE YEAR – SENIOR

Knights of the Borrowed Dark The Book of Shadows - Nine Lives Trilogy 2

Knights of the Borrowed Dark – Dave Rudden

The Book of Shadows – E.R. Murray

The Making of Mollie Needlework

The Making of Mollie – Anna Carey

Needlework – Deirdre Sullivan

Nothing Tastes As Good Flawed (Flawed, #1)

Nothing Tastes As Good – Claire Hennessy

Flawed – Cecelia Ahern